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September 1, 1999

The Unsung Heroes: What About Working Dads?

Summary

As a society, we need to realize that fathers are just as important to children as moth

December 3, 1998

Getting Organized for Christmas

Summary

After years of being excited in October, becoming frantic and exhausted in December, and vowing in January never to do it that way again, I knew I needed help.

June 5, 1998

Mother-Rhythms

Summary

Reflections on the rhythm and 'flow' of the daily life of an at-home parent. 

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Parenting
February 1, 1998

Grand Passion

Summary

For as long as I can remember, I knew I would have a grand passion in my life, and for the better part of my life, I assumed it would be my career.

September 27, 1997

We’re Going To The Swamp — NOW!

Summary

Catherine Myers writes about the difficulties and rewards of family hikes.

May 1, 1995

Queen For a Day?

Summary

This Mother’s Day, I would like to go beyond the presents, the expectations, the “perfect day” mentality.

April 5, 1995

The Essence Of Mothering

Summary

Motherhood has always raised more questions in my mind than it has answered.

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April 1, 1993

Time and Freedom

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Catherine Myers reflects on her children's early years and the decision she and her husband made to try preschool and then to drop out, raising their children without school thr

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October 4, 1990

Depth

Summary

I wondered if I was cut out for motherhood, a role that seemed to demand so much that was foreign to me.

February 18, 1990

Fostering Appreciation in Children

Summary

Appreciation. Everybody craves it but often we treat it as a scarce commodity, hoarding it to ourselves.

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October 10, 1989

What About You?

Summary

Raising children is not an evasion of the realities of the adult world; neither is it an indulgent exercise in ego gratification.

March 29, 1989

Keeping House

Summary

My mother was a good mother, but she didn’t really believe in keeping house.